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Wisbeach, Warwick Twp., Lambton Co., Ontario, Canada

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Minnie Streets (1883-1953) Pop-up Pedigree

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Descendants of Joseph Tanner who were buried in this cemetery.
Minnie Streets

Minnie Streets was born on 18 Mar 1883 in Warwick Twp.1 She was baptized on 8 May 1905 Warwick Twp.2

She appeared on the federal census bt 1891 - 1911 in Warwick Twp.

Minnie married Oliver Phillips Tanner, son of Joseph Tanner and Eliza Phillips, on 13 Oct 1903 in Warwick Twp.3

Minnie Streets died on 14 Jan 1953 Warwick Twp, at age 69 of a heart attack. She was buried on 16 Jan 1953 St. Paul's Cemetery, Wisbeach.4

Minnie Streets's obituary ran in the Watford Guide-Advocate pg 1 col 3, 16 Jan 1953

Mrs. Oliver Tanner, a lifelong resident of Warwick twp., passed away suddenly on Wednesday afternoon at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Blake Perry, No. 7 Highway.
She had been sitting writing a letter when stricken with a heart attack and expired within a few minutes.
Mrs. Tanner, who was in her 70th year, was born at Warwick Village, as Minnie Streets, and lived near Wisbeach and near Warwick all her lifetime. Her husband predeceased her in 1941.
Surviving are three daughters: [Isobel] Mrs. Hector Robinson, of Bryonstown, [Marjorie] Mrs. Arthur Conkey, of Bowood and [Hazel] Mrs. Blake Perry, Warwick; also three grandchildren and one surviving sister, Mrs. Duncan of Detroit.
Funeral service will be conducted at St. Paul's church, Wisbeach, this Friday afternoon by Rev. P. J. Docksey and interment will be in Wisbeach cemetery. Pallbearers were Wilfred Smith, Wallace Lowrie, Edward Archer, Gerald Herbert, Kenneth Ross, Jack Day.

Citations

  1. [S2] Archives of Ontario, ON Vital Stats, RG 80: OVS - 501394-1945 (late registration)
  2. [S1] Parish Register Baptisms pg 84
  3. [S2] Archives of Ontario, ON Vital Stats, RG 80: OVS - 011093-1903
  4. [S3] St. Paul's Cemetery, stone 5


Annie Sutton (1863-1892)

Annie Sutton was born in 1863 in England.

Annie married John Thomas Muxlow, son of Thomas Muxlow and Mary Wilkinson, bt Apr 1881 - Jun 1881 in Lincolnshire; Registration District Spalding, Lincolnshire, England Volume: 7a Page: 628.

She appeared on the federal census in 1891 in Warwick Twp.

Annie Sutton died on 4 Nov 1892 Adelaide Twp. caused by drinking impure water.1 She was buried on 7 Nov 1892 St. Paul's Cemetery, Wisbeach.2

Annie Sutton's obituary ran in the Watford Guide-Advocate pg 5 col 2, on 11 Nov 1892

Mrs. Isaac Muxlow, living on the 2nd line, North Adelaide, died on Friday after a short illness, aged 29 years. Funeral to the Wisbeach cemetery Monday, Rev. H. A. Thomas, of Warwick, conducted the service. A husband and six small children are left to mourn her loss.

Child of Annie Sutton and John Thomas Muxlow
Arthur Muxlow+ b. 10 May 1890, d. 16 Mar 1963

Citations

  1. [S2] Archives of Ontario, ON Vital Stats, RG 80: OVS - 010655-1893 late registration
  2. [S3] St. Paul's Cemetery, stone 25


Catherine Georgina Swanton (1869-1949) Pop-up Pedigree

Catherine Georgina Swanton was born on 2 Aug 1869 in Orford Twp, Kent Co.

Catherine Georgina married Swanton Bateman Chambers, son of Thomas Chambers and Margaret Bateman, on 30 Dec 1897 in Highgate.

She appeared on the federal census in 1901 - 1911 in Warwick Twp.

Catherine Georgina Swanton died on 23 Jul 1949 Watford, at age 79. She was buried on 25 Jul 1949 St. Paul's Cemetery, Wisbeach.1

Catherine Georgina Swanton's obituary ran in the Watford Guide-Advocate pg 1 col 6, on 29 Jul 1949

MRS. SWANTON CHAMBERS Catherine Georgina Swanton, widow of the late Swanton Bateman Chambers, Watford, passed away at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Wm. F. Lawrence on Saturday, July 23rd in her 81st year. She had been in failing health for the past four years.
Born in Orford Twp., Kent County on August 2nd 1868, she was the youngest daughter of the late George Swanton and Catherine Newman. She married Swanton B. Chambers December 30, 1896, and they settled on the townline between Warwick and Adelaide Townships, later moving to the fourth line West between Watford and Kingscourt where they farmed until retiring to Watford in 1929. Mr. Chambers predeceased her eight years ago on December 26th, 1941.
Surviving are two daughters [Margaret] Mrs. Wm. F. Lawrence and [Nina] Mrs. Murray Manders, of Watford; three granddaughters, Mrs. John Maxwell, Elaine and Marilyn Lawrence; three great grandsons, Bevan Lawrence, Bruce and Brian Maxwell, all of Watford, and one half sister, Miss Fannie Swanton of Highgate. One son, George Newman Chambers, died in infancy on May 4th, 1906.
The funeral service was held on Monday from the Harper Funeral Home at 2.30 o'clock and was conducted by Rev. George Pearce, of Brantford, in the absence of her rector Rev. John Graham. Members of Trinity Church choir sang two of her favorite hymns. Interment was in St. Paul’s Church Cemetery, Wisbeach.
The pallbearers were Clare, George and Jack Manders, Clare Lambert, George Morris and Stanley Hayward.
Among those who attended the funeral from a distance were Mrs. Stanley Woods, Mrs. Lawrence Pulley, Detroit; Mrs. Jennie Fraleigh, Jeddo, Mich; Mr. and Mrs. LaVerne Williams, Port Huron; Mr. and Mrs. Harry Fisher, Cobourg; Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Storey and Mrs. Donald Storey, Simcoe; Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur Scott and daughter Esther, of Highgate; Mrs. Elizabeth Chambers, Mrs. Frieda Beach and Mrs. Fred Beach...

Children of Catherine Georgina Swanton and Swanton Bateman Chambers
George Newman Chambers b. 16 Nov 1904, d. 4 May 1906
Unknown Chambers b. 8 Apr 1907, d. 8 Apr 1907

Citations

  1. [S3] St. Paul's Cemetery, stone 4


Mary Ann Swanton (1843-1874)
Mary Ann Swanton was born on 22 Oct 1843. Mary Ann married John Reycraft, son of Thomas Reycraft and Mary Sweatman, c 1859.

She appeared on the federal census in 1871 in Warwick Twp.

Mary Ann Swanton died on 26 Mar 1874 at age 30. She was buried St. Paul's Cemetery, Wisbeach; new stone has birth year as 1844.1

In Memory of Mary Ann
Wife of John Reycraft
Died
March 26th 1874
Aged 30 yrs 5 mos. 4 ds.

In deaths cold arms lies sleeping here
A tender parent, A companion dear
In love she lived. In peace she died
Her life was asked, but was denied

Transcription of original stone in a letter now owned by S. Fraser. Charles Swanton Reycraft had the new Reycraft stone installed.

Child of Mary Ann Swanton and John Reycraft
James Reycraft b. 1870, d. 12 Feb 1882

Citations

  1. [S3] St. Paul's Cemetery, stone 46 aged 30-5-4


Alfred Tanner (1832-1901)

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Alfred
Alfred Tanner
Tanner was born in 1832 in Wiltshire, England; aged 68-5 on tombstone.

He appeared on the federal census bt 1861 - 1901 in Warwick Twp.

Alfred married Janette Linklater on 25 Apr 1866 in Port Huron, St. Clair Co, Michigan.

Alfred Tanner died on 13 May 1901 Warwick Twp; nervous dys---.1 He was buried on 16 May 1901 St. Paul's Cemetery, Wisbeach, Warwick Twp.2,3

Alfred Tanner's obituary ran in the Watford Guide-Advocate, pg 1, 17 May 1901

Another of the old residents of the Main Road passed away on Monday in the person of Alfred Tanner, in his 69th year. Deceased had not been feeling well for some time, but his illness did not take a serious turn until Friday. He leaves a wife and two sons. The funeral took place Wednesday to the Wisbeach cemetery, the Rev. F. G. Newton officiating. The pall bearers were John Evans, A. Minielly, Alex. Hay, E. Doan, T. Kenward and W. Waun.

Watford Guide-Advocate, pg 4, 17 May 1901

DIED - In Warwick, on Monday, May 13th, 1901, Alfred Tanner, in his 69th year.

Children of Alfred Tanner and Janette Linklater
Ann Jane Tanner b. 1867, d. 30 Apr 1893
Arthur John Tanner+ b. 25 Sep 1869, d. 30 Jun 1932
Robert Alfred Tanner+ b. 22 Oct 1874, d. 18 Aug 1956

Citations

  1. [S2] Archives of Ontario, ON Vital Stats, RG 80: OVS - 014589-1901
  2. [S3] St. Paul's Cemetery, stone 24
  3. [S1] Parish Register Burials pg 96


Alice Elizabeth Tanner (1870-1939) Pop-up Pedigree
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Descendants of Joseph Tanner who were buried in this cemetery.

Alice Elizabeth Tanner was born on 15 Apr 1870 in Warwick Twp.1Alice E. Tanner

She appeared on the federal census bt 1871 - 1911 in Warwick Twp.

Alice Tanner and F R Shrapnell witnessed the marriage of Emily Jane Tanner and William Henry Shrapnell on 25 Dec 1885 Warwick Twp.2

Alice Elizabeth married George Johnston Iles, son of Francis Iles and Jane Thompson, on 11 May 1908 in St. Mary's, Warwick.Alice Tanner

Alice Elizabeth Tanner died on 10 Mar 1939 Warwick Twp, age 684. She was buried on 12 Mar 1939 St. Paul's Cemetery, Wisbeach.5,6

Alice Elizabeth Tanner's obituary ran in the Watford Guide-Advocate pg 1, on 10 Mar 1939

MRS. GEORGE ILES After many weeks of illness, Mrs. George Iles passed away at the family home at Wisbeach early this Friday morning, in her 69th year. She served for many years as secretary of St. Paul's church cemetery board, and throughout her lifetime was an active member of all the church organizations.
Born on the Main road as Alice Elizabeth Tanner, a daughter of pioneer parents, Joseph Tanner and Eliza Phillips, she lived her entire lifetime close to the place of her birth. She taught in the home school for several years prior to her marriage.
Surviving are her husband and two daughters, Miss Frances at home, Miss Doris of Ottawa; also one brother, Oliver Tanner, and one sister, Mrs. Lorenzo Evans, both of Warwick. Two sisters and a brother, predeceased her: the late Mrs. W. H. Shrapnell, Watford, Mrs. Wm. Teeple, Melbourne, and William Tanner of Craven, Sask.
Funeral Sunday The funeral will be held on Sunday afternoon, with service in St. Paul's church, Wisbeach, at 2.30, conducted by Rev. E. C. Jennings, following a family service at the residence at two o'clock.

Watford Guide-Advocate, pg 1, 17 Mar 1939

MRS. GEORGE ILES FUNERAL SUNDAY The funeral of the late Mrs. George Iles who died at her home on the Main road on Friday of last week, was held on Sunday afternoon with a public service in St. Paul’s church, Wisbeach, following a family service at the home. Rev. E.C. Jennings rector, paid tribute to Mrs. Iles lifelong service to the community and the church. Despite the stormy weather, friends from all sections of the district gathered for the service. Interment was made in St. Paul’s churchyard, the pallbearers being six neighbors: Asahel and William Bryson, Roy Willoughby, George Hawken, George A. Baird and John Aitken.


Child of Alice Elizabeth Tanner and George Johnston Iles
Doris Wilhelmine Iles b. 12 Jul 1915, d. 11 Feb 2003

Citations

  1. [S2] Archives of Ontario, ON Vital Stats, RG 80: OVS - 011181-71
  2. [S2] Archives of Ontario, ON Vital Stats, RG 80: OVS - 005771-85
  3. [S2] Archives of Ontario, ON Vital Stats, RG 80: OVS - 008468-1893
  4. [S3] St. Paul's Cemetery, stone 72
  5. [S1] Parish Register Burials pg 209


Ann Jane Tanner (1867-1893) Pop-up Pedigree
 

Ann Jane Tanner was born in 1867 in Warwick Twp.

She appeared on the federal census bt 1871 - 1891 in Warwick Twp.

Ann Jane Tanner died on 30 Apr 1893 Warwick Twp., consumption1. She was buried St. Paul's Cemetery, Wisbeach.2

Citations

  1. [S2] Archives of Ontario, ON Vital Stats, RG 80: OVS - 008468-1893
  2. [S3] St. Paul's Cemetery, stone 24 aged 26


Ann Jane Tanner (1866-1883) Pop-up Pedigree

Ann Jane Tanner was born on 22 Apr 1866 in Warwick Twp.

She appeared on the federal census bt 1871 - 1881 in Warwick Twp.

Ann Jane Tanner died on 30 Jan 1883 Warwick Twp, at age 16; kidney complaint.1 She was buried St. Paul's Cemetery, Wisbeach, Warwick Twp.2

Citations

  1. [S2] Archives of Ontario, ON Vital Stats, RG 80: OVS - 008158-1883
  2. [S3] St. Paul's Cemetery, stone 84 aged 16-9-8


Annetta Edna (Nettie) Tanner (1886-1960) Pop-up Pedigree

Annetta Edna (Nettie) Tanner was born on 7 Nov 1886 in Warwick Twp.

She appeared on the federal census bt 1891 - 1911 in Warwick Twp.

Annetta Edna (Nettie) Tanner died on 12 Oct 1960 Warwick Twp, at age 73. She was buried on 14 Oct 1960 St. Paul's Cemetery, Wisbeach.

Annetta Edna (Nettie) Tanner's obituary ran in the Watford Guide-Advocate pg 1, 13 Oct 1960

MISS NETTIE TANNER Another lifelong resident of Warwick Twp., Miss Nettie Tanner, No. 7 Highway, passed away on Wednesday morning from a coronary.
A daughter of the late Edwin and Jane Tanner, she resided with her only brother, Will, on the family farm.
The body rests at Harper Funeral Home, Watford, where service will be conducted by Rev. R.A.C. Mills, of Watford, on Friday at two p.m., with interment in St. Paul's church cemetery, Wisbeach.

Watford Guide-Advocate, Thursday, pg 1 col 3, 20 Oct 1960

At the funeral service conducted last Friday at Harper Funeral Home for the late Nettie Tanner, a lifelong resident of the Main road, Warwick, the pallbearers were Roger Thorner, Dr. Donald Thorner, LaVerne Tanner, Joseph Stonehouse, Kenneth Forbes and Bruce Campbell. Interment was made in St. Paul's, Wisbeach, pioneer cemetery.1

Citations

  1. [S3] St. Paul's Cemetery, stone 85


Arthur John Tanner (1869-1932) Pop-up Pedigree

Arthur John Tanner was born on 25 Sep 1869 in Warwick Twp.

He appeared on the federal census bt 1871 - 1911 in Warwick Twp.

Arthur John married Matilda Mary Minielly, daughter of Arthur Minielly and Mary McNee, on 20 Mar 1900 in Plympton Twp; witnessed by Robert J. Tanner and Marion A. Minielly.1

Watford Guide-Advocate, pg 1, 30 Mar 1900

TANNER - MINIELLY The home of Mr. Arthur Minielly, London Road, Plympton, was the scene of a happy event on Tuesday, March 20th, the occasion being the marriage of his daughter, Miss Matilda, to Mr. Arthur Tanner, of Warwick. The ceremony was performed by the Rev. E. Haines, Baptist minister, Wyoming, in the presence of the immediate relatives. The bride was supported by her sister, Miss Marion, and the groom's brother officiated as best man. A number of handsome presents testified to the popularity of the bride, and many friends wish the young couple all happiness and prosperity.

Watford Guide-Advocate, Friday, pg 1, 1 Jul 1932

ARTHUR TANNER INJURED Thrown from a load of hay he was building in the field on Tuesday afternoon, Mr. Arthur Tanner, second line south, Warwick, struck the ground head first, causing serious injury not yet definitely known.
He was removed to his home, where it is hoped his complete recovery will be speedy.

Arthur John Tanner died on 30 Jun 1932 Warwick Twp, at age 62; skull fracture, fell off a load of hay. He was buried on 3 Jul 1932 St. Paul's Cemetery, Wisbeach, Warwick Twp2,3

Arthur John Tanner's obituary ran in the Watford Guide-Advocate,

ARTHUR TANNER DIES OF INJURIES The community was shocked on Thursday morning of last week to learn of the death of Mr. Arthur John Tanner, well known farmer of the second line south, Warwick. Mr. Tanner was injured severely on Tuesday afternoon when he fell from a load of hay in the field, striking on his head. He was carried to the house by neighbors and his condition steadily became worse, until his death.
Mr. Tanner, who was in his 63rd year, was born on the Main road, Warwick, on September 25th, 1869, the eldest of a family of three, two sons and one daughter of pioneer parents, Alfred and Janette Tanner, who died many years ago. On March 20th, 1900, he was married to Matilda Mary Minielly, second daughter of the late Arthur and Mary Minielly, also of Warwick. To this union three children were born. The younger daughter, Eva, passed away on January 31st, 1919. Surviving to mourn his loss is his widow, one daughter, Miss Mary, and one son, Fred, both at home, and one brother, Robert Tanner, Main road.
The funeral was held on Sunday afternoon at the family home, 2nd line, with service conducted by Rev. E. C. Jennings, rector of Wisbeach church, and Rev. E. W. Hart, of Zion United church, and interment was in Wisbeach cemetery. The pallbearers were Messrs. J. E. Collier, Thos. A. Gault, Fred A. Wynne, Will Howden, Richard and Eugene Williams.

Children of Arthur John Tanner and Matilda Mary Minielly
Mary Janet Tanner b. 20 Nov 1901, d. 2 Jul 1976
Frederick Arthur Tanner b. 25 Oct 1904, d. 25 Dec 1971
Eva Pearl Tanner b. 1 Feb 1906, d. 31 Jan 1919

Citations

  1. [S2] Archives of Ontario, ON Vital Stats, RG 80: OVS 009018-00
  2. [S3] St. Paul's Cemetery, stone 14
  3. [S1] Parish Register Burials pg 208


Charles George Tanner (1821-1904)

Charles George Tanner was born on 21 Nov 1821 in Charlton, Wiltshire, England; as recorded in 1901 census. He was baptized on 26 Oct 1822 Brinkworth, Wiltshire.

Charles George emigrated in 1838.

He appeared on the federal census bt 1861 - 1901 in Warwick Twp; unmarried.

Charles George Tanner died on 17 Sep 1904 Warwick Twp, at age 82.1 He was buried St. Paul's Cemetery, Wisbeach, Warwick Twp.2

Citations

  1. [S2] Archives of Ontario, ON Vital Stats, RG 80: OVS 014916-1904
  2. [S1] Parish Register Burials pg 196


Donna Lenore Tanner
(1896-1973)

Donna Lenore Tanner was born on 9 Sep 1896 in Warwick Twp.1

She appeared on the federal census in 1901 in Warwick Twp.

Donna Lenore married Charles Iles 30 December 1950 in London.

Watford Guide-Advocate, 19 Jan 1951

ILES - TANNER At a wedding service read by Rev. E. C. Jennings at St. John the Evangelist church, London, Donna Tanner became the bride of Charles A. Iles, of Pt. Huron.Donna Lenore Tanner
Given in marriage by Lester Wallace the bride was attended by Mrs. Lester Wallace, both of Kerwood, and the groomsman was Thomas Williamson, of London. Ann and Jane Williamson were ring bearer and flower girl.
Following a reception at the Highland Golf Club Mr. and Mrs. Iles left on their wedding trip and on their return will reside in Port Huron, Michigan. In recent years the bride has been on the staff of Beck Memorial Sanatorium school, London.

Donna Lenore Tanner died on 16 Nov 1973 London, at age 77. She was buried St. Paul's Cemetery, Wisbeach.2

London Free Press, pg 38, 17 Nov 1973

ILES - At Victoria Hospital on Fri. Nov. 16th, 1973, Donna Lenore (Tanner) Iles of 1100 Dearness Drive, London. Formerly of Pt. Huron, Michigan. In her 78th year. Beloved wife of the late Charles Iles. Funeral service will be conducted at St. James' (Westminster) Anglican Church, Askin St., near Wortley Rd., London, on Mon. Nov. 19th, at 11 a.m. with Rev. Canon Derwyn D. Jones officiating. Cremation will follow. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to Ontario Heart Foundation, 310 Davenport Rd., Toronto, Ont. (M5R 1K6).

Citations

  1. [S2] Archives of Ontario, ON Vital Stats, RG 80: OVS - 021654-1897
  2. [S3] St. Paul's Cemetery, stone 83 post index stone with Thomas Williamson and Doris Iles


Edwin Tanner (1833-1908)

Edwin
Tanner was born on 10 Oct 1833 in Wiltshire; as recorded in 1901 census.

He appeared on the federal census bt 1861 - 1901 in Warwick Twp.

Edwin married Mary Jane Phillips on 9 Feb 1861 in Warwick Twp.

Edwin Tanner died on 11 Jun 1908 Warwick Twp, at age 74; apoplexy, heart failure.1 He was buried on 14 Jun 1908 St. Paul's Cemetery, Wisbeach, Warwick Twp.2,3

Edwin Tanner's obituary ran in the Watford Guide-Advocate pg 4 col 1, 19 Jun 1908

The Late Edwin Tanner Mr. Edwin Tanner, an old and respected resident of Warwick for many years, whose illness was referred to last week, passed away on Thursday in his seventy-fourth year, the result of a paralytic stroke he received the Monday previous. The funeral took place on Sunday afternoon to the Wisbeach cemetery and was very largely attended. The service was conducted by the Rev. Mr. Smith, of Warwick.
Six nephews, Eugene, William, Henry and Alfred Williams, and Oliver and Robert Tanner, bore the remains to their final resting place. Deceased is survived by three sons, Dr. Albert, Rossland, B.C., Charles, Enniskillen, William at home, and two daughters, Mrs. Nathan Thorner, Watford and Miss Nettie at home.

Watford Guide-Advocate, pg 4 col3, 19 Jun 1908

DIED In Warwick, on Thursday, June 11th, 1908, Edwin Tanner, in his 74th year.

Children of Edwin Tanner and Mary Jane Phillips
Ann Jane Tanner b. 22 Apr 1866, d. 30 Jan 1883
William Frederick Tanner b. 19 Nov 1876, d. 29 May 1967
Violet Louisa Emily Tanner b. 21 Sep 1881, d. 20 Mar 1882
Eveline Emily Tanner b. 19 Oct 1883, d. 1 Apr 1884
Annetta Edna (Nettie) Tanner b. 7 Nov 1886, d. 12 Oct 1960

Citations

  1. [S3] Archives of Ontario, ON Vital Stats, RG 80: OVS - 015858-1908
  2. [S3] St. Paul's Cemetery, stone 84
  3. [S1] Parish Register Burials pg 200


Emily Jane Tanner (1860-1931) Pop-up Pedigree

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Descendants of Joseph Tanner who were buried in this cemetery.

Emily Jane Tanner was born on 19 Jan 1860 in Warwick Twp.

She was a witness at marriage of Charles Richard Williams and Anna Marie Crocker in 1877. 1

She appeared on the federal census 1861-1881, Warwick Twp. 1901 - 1911 Watford.

Emily Jane married William Henry Shrapnell, son of Elijah Shrapnell and Mary Ann, on 25 Dec 1885 in Warwick Twp; - witnesses F.R. Shrapnell, Alice E. Tanner.

Emily Jane Tanner died on 5 Feb 1931 Watford, at age 71; myocarditis, rhumatism.2 She was buried on 7 Feb 1931 St. Paul's Cemetery, Wisbeach.3

Watford Guide Advocate, pg 1, 6 Feb 1931

DIED Shrapnell - In Watford, on Thursday, February 5th, 1931, Emily J. Tanner, beloved wife of W. H. Shrapnell, in her 72nd year. The funeral service will be held in Trinity Church, on Saturday, at 2.30 p.m., following a private service at the family residence, St. Clair street. Interment in Wisbeach Cemetery. Emily Jane Tanner

Emily Jane Tanner's obituary ran in the Watford Guide-Advocate, pg 1, 6 Feb 1931

MRS. W. H. SHRAPNELL DIES SUDDENLY Mrs. W.H. Shrapnell, a lifelong resident of Warwick and Watford, died very suddenly early Thursday morning from heart failure. She was in her 72nd year and although had been in poor health for several years, she was able to be about as usual, and with Mr. Shrapnell had enjoyed the evening out, visiting with friends. About three o'clock she aroused him, fearing she was being stricken with heart failure, and before medical aid could be secured, she had passed away. Her sudden death was a painful shock to her family and to all citizens of the town and district.
Mrs. Shrapnell was born in Warwick township, being Emily J. Tanner, a daughter of the late Joseph Tanner and Eliza Phillips, who were pioneer settlers in the early days, on the Main Road at Wisbeach. The family homestead was located on the farm now occupied by William Watson.
After her marriage to Mr. Shrapnell, they lived for several years at Napier, until in January, 1896, Mr. Shrapnell was appointed Public School principal in Watford and they have resided here continuously for the past 35 years. She has been a valued member of Trinity Church, identified with every church activity.
Surviving are her husband, and one daughter, Miss Gladys, at home. Two children died in infancy. Also surviving are two brothers: William of Craven, Sask., and Oliver, of Warwick; and two sisters, Mrs. Geo. Iles, Warwick, and Mrs. Lorenzo Evans, Arkona. Another sister, Mrs. Wm. Teeple, Melbourne, died several years ago.

Funeral Saturday The funeral will be held on Saturday afternoon, with service in Trinity Church at 2.30 p.m., following a private service at the family residence, St. Clair street. Interment will be in Wisbeach cemetery.

Watford Guide Advocate, pg 1, 13 Feb 1931

FUNERAL OF MRS. SHRAPNELL The funeral service for the late Mrs. W. H. Shrapnell, who died very suddenly of heart trouble at her home on St. Clair street early Thursday morning of last week, was held in Trinity Church on Saturday afternoon, with her rector, Rev. J. H. Hosford, officiating. The church was filled with sympathizing friends who paid tribute to her memory. Interment was made in Wisbeach Cemetery, the pallbearers being T. W. Collister, E. A. Brown, C. A. Class, A. G. Brown, P. J. Dodds and E. J. Carroll.
Among those from a distance who attended the funeral were: Mr. and Mrs. Thos. Campbell, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Shrapnell, of Deckerville, Mich.; Mrs. E. Willoughby, of Port Huron; Mrs. A. Rogers and Miss Martha Harrison, London; R. J. Campbell, Sarnia; Mr. and Mrs. Albert Sulston and Mrs. James White, of Petrolia.

Children of Emily Jane Tanner and William Henry Shrapnell
Gladys Eliza Shrapnell b. 20 Jan 1891, d. 14 Oct 1975
John Joseph Shrapnell b. 25 Jun 1896, d. 27 Jun 1896
Phyllis Mary Shrapnell b. 12 Mar 1900, d. 14 Sep 1900

Citations

  1. [S2] Archives of Ontario, ON Vital Stats, RG 80: OVS 006821-1877
  2. [S2] Archives of Ontario, ON Vital Stats, RG 80: OVS - 020281-1931
  3. [S3] St. Paul's Cemetery, stone 18


Eva Pearl Tanner (1906-1919) Pop-up Pedigree

Eva Pearl Tanner was born on 1 Feb 1906 in Warwick Twp.1

She appeared in the 1911 federal census in Warwick.

Eva Pearl Tanner died on 31 Jan 1919 Warwick Twp, at age 12; cause not given on death registration.2 She was buried on 3 Feb 1919 St. Paul's Cemetery, Wisbeach.3,4

Eva Pearl Tanner's obituary ran in the Watford Guide-Advocate pg 4, 7 Feb 1919

It is with feelings of sorrow that we are called upon to record the death on Friday last, Jan. 31st, of Eva Pearl, the youngest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Tanner. Although only ill for about a week she had been ailing for some time and her death came as a shock to her many friends. She had a sweet disposition and a thoughtfulness of manner towards all that will remembered for a long time by those with whom she came in contact. She was thirteen years old less one day, and besides her parents leaves a sister and brother in deep grief at her early removal to her eternal home. The funeral was held from the family residence lot 22, con. 2, S. E. R., on Monday afternoon to Wisbeach cemetery, Revs. Tiffin and Shore conducting the service at house and grave. The pallbearers were Gerald Robinson, Earl Fuller, Russell Parker, Arthur Minielly, Clifford and Clayton Edwards.

Citations

  1. [S2] Archives of Ontario, ON Vital Stats, RG 80: OVS - 026695-1906
  2. [S2] Archives of Ontario, ON Vital Stats, RG 80: OVS - 018262-1919
  3. [S3] St. Paul's Cemetery, stone 14
  4. [S1] Parish Register Burials pg 204


Eveline Emily Tanner (1883-1884) Pop-up Pedigree

Eveline Emily Tanner was born on 19 Oct 1883 in Warwick Twp.1

Eveline Emily Tanner died on 1 Apr 1884 Warwick Twp, under 6 months old; of pneumonia.2
She was buried St. Paul's Cemetery, Wisbeach.3

Citations

  1. [S2] Archives of Ontario, ON Vital Stats, RG 80: OVS - 015764-1884
  2. [S2] Archives of Ontario, ON Vital Stats, RG 80: OVS - 008346-1884
  3. [S3] St. Paul's Cemetery, stone 84


Frederick Arthur Tanner (1904-1971) Pop-up Pedigree

Frederick Arthur Tanner was born on 25 Oct 1904 in Warwick Twp.1 He was baptized on 9 Jun 1931.

Frederick A.Tanner appeared on the federal census of 1911 in Warwick Twp.

Frederick Arthur Tanner died on 25 Dec 1971 Warwick Twp, at age 67. He was buried on 28 Dec 1971 St. Paul's Cemetery, Wisbeach.2

Frederick Arthur Tanner's obituary ran in the Watford Guide-Advocate pg 1, 6 Jan 1972

FRED TANNER Funeral services were held on Tuesday, Dec. 28th, for Frederick Arthur Tanner, a life-long resident of Warwick Twp., who passed away suddenly on Christmas day at his residence.
Fred was the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Tanner and beloved brother of Mary, of Watford. A faithful member of Wisbeach Anglican Church, until it closed. He had been attending Zion United Church up until his death.
Rev. D. A. Brydon, of Watford United Church officiated at the funeral service on Tuesday, Dec. 28th, at Harper Funeral Home. Interment was in Wisbeach Cemetery.
Pallbearers included Ivan, Winston and Mac Parker, Sherman Williams, Gordon Reycraft and Franklin Fuller.

Citations

  1. [S2] Archives of Ontario, ON Vital Stats, RG 80: OVS - 023118-1904
  2. [S3] St. Paul's Cemetery, stone 14


Frederick Charles Tanner (1865-1883) Pop-up Pedigree
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Descendants of Joseph Tanner who were buried in this cemetery.

Frederick Charles Tanner was born on 30 Dec 1865 in Warwick Twp.

He appeared on the federal census bt 1871 - 1881 in Warwick Twp.

Frederick Charles Tanner died on 15 May 1883 Warwick Twp, at age 17; uramia ?1

He was buried on 17 May 1883 St. Paul's Cemetery, Wisbeach.2,3

Frederick Charles Tanner's obituary ran in the The Guide News Watford and Alvinston pg 2 col 7, 18 May 1883

DIED In Warwick, on the 15th inst., Charles Tanner, aged 18 years.

Citations

  1. [S2] Archives of Ontario, ON Vital Stats, RG 80: OVS - 008167-1883
  2. [S3] St. Paul's Cemetery, stone 72
  3. [S1] Parish Register Burials pg 156


Frederick Gordon Tanner(1903-1903) Pop-up Pedigree

Frederick Gordon Tanner was born on 9 Apr 1903 in Warwick Twp; gravestone records 8 April.1

Frederick Gordon Tanner died on 9 May 1903 Warwick Twp, one month old; undevelopment.2 He was buried St. Paul's Cemetery, Wisbeach, Warwick Twp.3

Citations

  1. [S2] Archives of Ontario, ON Vital Stats, RG 80: OVS - 022545-1903
  2. [S2] Archives of Ontario, ON Vital Stats, RG 80: OVS - 014441-1903
  3. [S3] St. Paul's Cemetery, stone 24


Joseph Tanner (1831-1901)

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Descendants of Joseph Tanner who were buried in this cemetery.

Joseph Tanner was born on 27 Feb 1831 in Malmesbury, Wiltshire, England.
Joseph Tanner
He was baptized on 26 Apr 1831 Malmesbury.

Joseph emigrated in 1839; as recorded in 1901 census.

He witnessed the baptism of Alfred James Williams on 18 Aug 1845.

Joseph married Eliza Phillips daughter of William Phillips and Mary Ann Pullen, c 1859 in Warwick Twp.

He appeared on the federal census bt 1861 - 1901 in Warwick Twp.

Watford Guide-Advocate, pg 1, 29 Nov 1901

James [Joseph] Tanner, an old resident of the Main Road, was stricken with paralysis Saturday, and is in a critical condition at present.

Joseph Tanner died on 28 Nov 1901 Warwick Twp, at age 70.1He was buried on 30 Nov 1901 St. Paul's Cemetery, Wisbeach.2

Joseph Tanner's obituary ran in the Watford Guide-Advocate, pg 4, Dec 6, 1901

Mr. Joseph Tanner, Main Road, whose illness was referred to last week, passed away on Thursday morning of last week, in his 71st year. Deceased was a native of Wiltshire, England, and came to Canada about 60 years ago with his parents. When a young man he learned the trade of shoemaking at Adelaide Village, which he followed for some years, afterwards taking up a farm in Warwick. His industry and integrity won him the respect of the community. The funeral on Saturday was conducted by the Rev. F. G. Newton. A widow and family of four daughters, Mrs. W. H. Shrapnell, of Watford; Mrs. Wm. Temple, of Arkona; Ethel and Alice at home, and two sons, Wm. and Oliver, survive. Edward and George Tanner, of Warwick, are brothers.

Children of Joseph Tanner and Eliza Phillips
Emily Jane Tanner+ b. 19 Jan 1860, d. 5 Feb 1931
Frederick Charles Tanner b. 30 Dec 1865, d. 15 May 1883
Alice Elizabeth Tanner+ b. 15 Apr 1870, d. 10 Mar 1939
Oliver Phillips Tanner b. 13 Nov 1877, d. 17 Nov 1941

Citations

  1. [S2] Archives of Ontario, ON Vital Stats, RG 80: OVS - 014607-1901
  2. [S3] St. Paul's Cemetery, stone 72


Mary Ann Tanner (1822-1871) Pop-up Pedigree

Relationship=2nd great-grandmother of Jai Williams.
Relationship=2nd great-grandmother of Michael Williams.

Appears on charts:
Descendants of Thomas Cuthbert Williams who were buried in this cemetery.

Mary Ann Tanner was born in 1822 in Brinkworth, Wiltshire, England. She was baptized on 17 Nov 1822 Brinkworth.

Mary Ann married Thomas Cuthbert Williams, son of William Williams and Anne Flower, bt 1837 - 1839. Mary Ann Tanner

She appeared on the federal census bt 1861 - 1871 in Warwick Twp.

Mary Ann Tanner died on 13 Oct 1871 Warwick Twp. She was buried St. Paul's Cemetery, Wisbeach.1

Children of Mary Ann Tanner and Thomas Cuthbert Williams
Thomas Albert Williams b. 26 May 1840, d. 23 Jan 1905
Frederick Charles W. Williams b. 21 Jul 1842, d. 30 Jun 1865
Alfred James Williams+ b. 17 Aug 1844, d. 20 Jan 1923
John Young Williams+ b. 3 Aug 1848, d. 31 Mar 1927
Charles Richard Williams+ b. 19 Jul 1850, d. 7 Mar 1926
Arthur Septimus Williams b. 11 Nov 1852, d. 2 May 1882

Citations

  1. [S3] St. Paul's Cemetery, stone 58


Mary Janet Tanner (1901-1976) Pop-up Pedigree

Mary Janet Tanner was born on 20 Nov 1901 in Warwick Twp.1

She appeared in the federal census of 1911 in Warwick Twp.

Mary Janet Tanner died on 2 Jul 1976 Watford, at age 74.Mary Janet Tanner She was buried on 5 Jul 1976 St. Paul's Cemetery, Wisbeach.2

Mary Janet Tanner's obituary ran in the Watford Guide-Advocate, pg 20, 8 Jul 1976

MARY TANNER Mary Tanner passed away in the Watford Nursing Home, on Friday, July 2, 1976, in her 75th year.
She was the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Tanner and was predeceased by a brother Fred and a sister Eva.
The funeral service was held at the Harper Funeral Home on Monday, July 5 at 2 p.m. with interment in Wisbeach Cemetery.

Citations

  1. [S2] Archives of Ontario, ON Vital Stats, RG 80: OVS - 022450-1902
  2. [S3] St. Paul's Cemetery, stone 14


Oliver Phillips Tanner (1877-1941) Pop-up Pedigree
Appears on charts:
Descendants of Joseph Tanner who were buried in this cemetery.
Oliver Tanner

Oliver Phillips Tanner was born on 13 Nov 1877 in Warwick Twp.1 He was baptized on 14 Apr 1878.2

He appeared on the federal census bt 1881 - 1911 in Warwick Twp.

Oliver Phillips married Minnie Streets, daughter of William Streets and Mary Scoffin, on 13 Oct 1903 in Warwick Twp.3

Watford Guide-Advocate, pg 1, 23 Oct 1903

A quiet home wedding took place on Tuesday afternoon, Oct. 13th, when Oliver Tanner and Miss Minnie Street were joined in wedlock by the Rev. F. G. Newton. The young couple have the best wishes of their many friends.

Oliver Phillips Tanner died on 17 Nov 1941 London, at age 64. He was buried on 19 Nov 1941 St. Paul's Cemetery Wisbeach.4

Oliver Phillips Tanner's obituary ran in the Watford Guide-Advocate pg 1, 21 Nov 1941

Oliver Tanner, one of Warwick’s best known farmers and a lifelong resident of the township, passed away in Queen Alexandra Sanatorium, London, on Monday evening, just ten days after entering hospital for x-ray examination and treatment. He was 64 years of age.
As a lifelong resident of the Main Road, Warwick, he was also a devout member of St. Mary's church, Warwick.
Surviving are his widow, formerly Minnie Streets, and three daughters, Mrs. Arthur Conkey (Marjorie) of Adelaide; Mrs. Hector Robinson (Isabel) of Bryanston, near London, and Miss Hazel Tanner, of the Bell Telephone Staff, Watford; also one surviving sister, Mrs. Lorenzo Evans, Warwick.
The funeral service was held in St. Paul's church, Wisbeach, on Wednesday afternoon, conducted by his rector, Rev. H. F. Cross, with interment in St. Paul's church cemetery.
The pallbearers were John Archer, George Baird, Frank Conkey, Jack Day, Will Bryson and Donald McLeay.

Citations

  1. [S2] Archives of Ontario, ON Vital Stats, RG 80: OVS - 014411-1881
  2. [S1] Parish Register Baptisms pg 65
  3. [S2] Archives of Ontario, ON Vital Stats, RG 80: OVS - 011093-1903
  4. [S1] Parish Register Burials pg 209


Robert Alfred Tanner (1874-1956) Pop-up Pedigree

Robert Alfred Tanner was born on 22 Oct 1874 in Warwick Twp.

Robert appeared in the federal census 1881-1911 in Warwick Twp.

Robert Alfred married Mary Jane Streets, daughter of William Streets and Mary Scoffin, on 5 Mar 1902 in Warwick Twp.

He married Olive Jane (Jennie) Willoughby, daughter of Robert Willoughby and Jane Massender on 29 Jun 1929, Warwick Twp. 1

The 2nd marriage was noticed in the Watford Guide-Advocate pg 1, 5 Jul 1929

TANNER - HOWARD A quiet wedding was solemnized at the Rectory, Warwick, on Saturday morning, when Jennie Howard, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Willoughby became the bride of Mr. Robert Tanner, London Road. The ceremony was performed by the Rev. E. C. Jennings. They were attended by Mr. Reginald Sandle of Komoka.
After the ceremony the bride and groom left on a motor trip and on their return will live on the groom’s farm, London Road.

Robert Alfred TannerRobert Alfred Tanner died on 18 Aug 1956 St. Thomas, Elgin Co., at age 81. He was buried on 21 Aug 1956 St. Paul's Cemetery, Wisbeach.2

Robert Alfred Tanner's obituary ran in the Watford Guide-Advocate pg 1, on 24 Aug 1956

ROBERT A. TANNER Robert Alfred Tanner, 81, lifelong resident of Warwick twp., passed away in hospital at St. Thomas on Saturday, where he had been a patient for the past seven weeks.
For many years his farm on No. 7 Highway has been operated by Bruce Main, who resided with him.
Mr. Tanner was twice married; his first wife, Mary Jane Streets, passed away in August 1924, and his second wife Olive Jane Willoughby in March 1953.
Miss Mary and Fred Tanner are his only living direct relatives.
The body rested at Harper Funeral Home, where service was conducted on Tuesday afternoon by Rev. S. Eric Richards, of Warwick, with interment in St. Paul's church cemetery, Wisbeach.
Pallbearers selected were six long time neighbors: Robert Ross, Albert Clark, Sidney Barnes, Lloyd Cook, Ralph Runnalls and Jack Day.

Child of Robert Alfred Tanner and Mary Jane Streets
Frederick Gordon Tanner b. 9 Apr 1903, d. 9 May 1903

Citations

  1. [S2] Archives of Ontario, ON Vital Stats, RG 80: OVS - 010177-1902
  2. [S3] St. Paul's Cemetery, stone 24 aged 81-9-27


Violet Louisa Emily Tanner (1881-1882) Pop-up Pedigree

Violet Louisa Emily Tanner was born on 21 Sep 1881 in Warwick Twp.1

Violet Louisa Emily Tanner died on 20 Mar 1882 Warwick Twp, 6 months old; inflammation of the lungs.2
She was buried on 21 Mar 1882 St. Paul's Cemetery, Wisbeach.3

Citations

  1. [S2] Archives of Ontario, ON Vital Stats, RG 80: OVS 014473-1881
  2. [S2] Archives of Ontario, ON Vital Stats, RG 80: OVS - 008540-1882
  3. [S3] St. Paul's Cemetery, stone 84


William Frederick Tanner (1876-1967) Pop-up Pedigree

William Frederick Tanner was born on 19 Nov 1876 in Warwick Twp.1 He was baptized on 29 Apr 1877 St. Paul's Cemetery, Wisbeach, Warwick Twp.2

He appeared on the federal census bt 1881 - 1911 in Warwick Twp.

William Frederick Tanner died on 29 May 1967 Wallaceburg, Kent Co., at age 90. He was buried on 31 May 1967 St. Paul's Cemetery Wisbeach.3

William Frederick Tanner's obituary ran in the Watford Guide-Advocate pg 1 col 6, on 1 Jun 1967

WILLIAM FREDERICK TANNER , 90
William Frederick Tanner, formerly of Warwick Twp., died on Monday at the home of Mrs. Edythe Thorner, 630 Elgin st., Wallaceburg, in his 91st year. He was the son of the late Edwin Tanner and Jane Phillips.
Funeral service was held this Wednesday afternoon at Harper Funeral Home with Rev. George Hamilton as officiating minister. Burial was in Wisbeach Cemetery.
Pallbearers included Dr. Donald Thorner, Dr. Lorne Thorner, Earl Tanner, Pat Stonehouse, Ken Forbes and Vinton Patterson.

Citations

  1. [S2] Archives of Ontario, ON Vital Stats, RG 80: OVS 012279-1877
  2. [S1] Parish Register Baptisms pg 64
  3. [S3] St. Paul's Cemetery, stone 86


Mary Thompson (1864-1934) Pop-up Pedigree

Mary Thompson was born on 1 Jun 1864 in Warwick Twp; as recorded in 1901 census.


She appeared on the federal census bt 1871 - 1911 in Warwick Twp.

Mary married Frederick C. Patterson, son of Alexander Patterson and Mary, on 11 Dec 1882 in Watford.1

Mary Thompson died on 29 Nov 1934 Warwick Twp, at age 70. She was buried on 1 Dec 1934 St. Paul's Cemetery, Wisbeach.2,3

Mary Thompson's obituary ran in the Watford Guide-Advocate, on 30 Nov 1934

MRS. FRED PATTERSON DIES SUDDENLY IN WARWICK Death came quietly early this Thursday morning to Mrs. Fred Patterson, Arkona highway in Warwick. Mrs. Patterson, who was in her 71st year, had been in ill health for many years. Prior to her marriage she was Mary Thompson, of a pioneer Warwick family, and she had lived her entire life in the home district.
Surviving are her husband, Fred. Patterson, well known Warwick farmer, two sons, Cecil, in Saskatoon, and Charles, near Tampa, Florida; two daughters, Mrs. George Hawken, of Adelaide, and Miss Edith Patterson, a teacher in Toronto schools. A third daughter, Mrs. Flossie Eastman, died in Detroit while her husband was overseas with the American war troops, and a son, Gordon, was the first casualty of the 18th Battalion, dying in London hospital of spinal meningitis in 1915.
A private funeral service will be held on Saturday afternoon at the family residence at 1.45 p.m., with interment in St. Paul's church cemetery, Wisbeach. One son, Charles, is coming by train from Florida, due to arrive at noon on Saturday.

Children of Mary Thompson and Frederick C. Patterson
Mary Alberta Patterson+ b. 8 Mar 1885, d. 19 Sep 1941
Edith Elizabeth Patterson b. 29 Jan 1887, d. 30 Jan 1956
Flossie Belle Patterson b. 1 Nov 1889, d. 20 Nov 1918
C. Wilford Patterson b. 11 Feb 1891, d. 17 Nov 1893
Gordon H. Patterson b. 14 Aug 1895, d. 7 May 1915
Charles Wilfred Patterson b. 7 Aug 1898, d. 17 Apr 1943

Citations

  1. [S2] Archives of Ontario, ON Vital Stats, RG 80: OVS - 005464-1883
  2. [S3] St. Paul's Cemetery, stone 15
  3. [S1] Parish Register Burials pg 208


Robert Basil Thompson (1909-1981)
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Descendants of Thomas Cuthbert Williams who were buried in this cemetery.

Robert Basil Thompson was born on 24 Jul 1909 in Fort William, (Thunder Bay).

Robert Basil married Pauline Marie Wilson, daughter of Gordon Wesley Wilson and Mary Elizabeth Williams, on 12 Nov 1948 in Sarnia.

Robert Basil Thompson died on 16 Feb 1981 Sarnia, at age 71. He was buried St. Paul's Cemetery, Wisbeach.1

Robert Basil Thompson's obituary ran in the Sarnia Observer, pg 16, 18 Feb 1981

BASIL THOMPSON R. Basil Thompson of 100 Evergreen Ave., died at St. Joseph's Hospital Monday.
Born in Thunder Bay, a resident of Sarnia for the past 56 years. He was a Core Maker with Mueller Brass and had later served as a security officer. He was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion Sarnia Branch 62, a veteran of the Second World War, he served in Canada and overseas with the 3rd Field Park Company, RCEME Royal Canadian Engineers.
Survived by his wife the former Pauline Wilson; daughter Martha of Owen Sound; two sons, Robert and Sidney, both of Sarnia; three sisters, Mrs. F. E. (Georgie) Wilson of Deland, Fla., Mrs. M. B. (Dorothy) Chamberlain of Cape Coral, Fla., Mrs. A. E. (Ruth) Weaver of Boston, Mass; two brothers, Howard L. Sr. of Sarnia and Kenneth B. of New Haven, Mich. Predeceased by two sisters, Marion and Frances, three brothers, Sidney, William and Donald.
A memorial funeral will be held at the Stewart Funeral Home today at 7 p.m. with Mr. John Sawer officiating. Cremation to follow at Woodland Crematorium, London.

Citations

  1. [S3] St. Paul's Cemetery, stone 79


William Henry Topping (1872-1947) Pop-up Pedigree
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Descendants of Thomas Cuthbert Williams who were buried in this cemetery.
William Topping

William Henry Topping was born on 18 Aug 1872 in Carlisle.1

William Henry married Mary Elizabeth Williams, daughter of Alfred James Williams and Matilda Avis Hipkins, on 28 Dec 1898 in Warwick Twp.

The couple were noticed in the Watford Guide-Advocate, on Jan 1929

ARKONA COUPLE CELEBRATE 30TH ANNIVERSARY Mr. and Mrs. William H. Topping were surprised on Friday evening, December 28th when many of their friends of Arkona and Wisbeach arrived at their home to spend an enjoyable evening and help celebrate with them the 30th anniversary of their wedding day.
Each of the visitors brought baskets of eatables and a huge wedding cake was presented the couple by Mr. and Mrs. Richard Williams, the bridesmaid and groomsman at the wedding thirty years ago. A cousin of the bride, Mr. Robert Morgan, who was fiddler at the marriage dance 30 years ago, was also present on this occasion, and an enjoyable evening was spent recalling the joys of that long ago event. Mr. and Mrs. Topping were wished many more happy anniversaries.

William Henry Topping died on 26 Jun 1947 Parkhill, at age 74. He was buried St. Paul's Cemetery, Wisbeach; no stone.

William Henry Topping's obituary ran in the Strathroy Age-Dispatch, pg 4, 3 Jul 1947

WILLIAM HENRY TOPPING Funeral services were held here for William Henry Topping, 74, who passed away Thursday, June 26, after a lengthly illness.
Mr. Topping was born in Carlisle, Ont., son of the late Thomas Topping and Jane Calhoun. He was a member of the Church of St. John the Evangelist.
The deceased had lived in Strathroy for the past five years. He previously lived in Arkona, where he was a mail carrier for about 40 years. His wife, the late Mary Elizabeth Williams, predeceased him 11 years ago.
He is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Isaac Smith, Strathroy and three grandchildren, Ray, Lloyd and Marilyn; one sister, Mrs. Annie Pullman, Strathroy; three brothers, George, Strathroy; Gilbert, Crosswell, Mich., and Ambrose of Adelaide.
Canon H.B. Ashby conducted the services at Denning Bros. Funeral Home. Interment was in Wisbeach Cemetery. The pallbearers were Bill Williams, Ed Williams, Orville Williams, Wilbert Pullman, Albert Pullman and Harry Topping.

Citations

  1. [S2] Archives of Ontario, ON Vital Stats, RG 80: OVS - 006504-1872


Ann Unknown (1804-1888)

Ann Unknown was born in 1804.1

She married a Mr. Carroll.

She appeared on the federal census in 1881 in Warwick Twp.

Ann died on 2 Mar 1888 Warwick Twp; old age.2 She was buried 4 Mar 1888 in St. Paul's Cemetery, Wisbeach.3

Watford Guide-Advocate, pg 8, 9 Mar 1888

We are sorry to relate that another of our old settlers, Mrs. Carrol, has passed away. She died at the residence of her daughter, Mrs. R. Wilson. Deceased was 84 years of age, and much respected by all who had the pleasure of her acquaintance. The remains were followed to their last resting place in the English cemetery, Wisbeach, on Sunday last by a large number of friends and relatives.

Child of Ann Unknown
Margaret Ann Carroll+ b. 1838, d. 10 Dec 1899

Citations

  1. [S2] Archives of Ontario, ON Vital Stats, RG 80: OVS - 006504-1872
  2. [S2] Archives of Ontario, ON Vital Stats, RG 80: OVS - 008680-1888
  3. [S3] St. Paul's Cemetery, stone 50 aged 83-10


Jane Unknown (1808-1880)

Jane Unknown was born in 1808 in Ireland.

Jane married Henry Healey.

She appeared on the federal census bt 1861 - 1871 in Warwick Twp., 1881 in Strathroy, Middlesex Co.

Jane died on 5 Mar 1880 Strathroy, Middlesex Co.; dropsy. 1

She was buried on 7 Mar 1880 St. Paul's Cemetery, Wisbeach, Warwick Twp.2,3

Citations

  1. [S2] Archives of Ontario, ON Vital Stats, RG 80: OVS - 009645-1880
  2. [S3] St. Paul's Cemetery, stone 70
  3. [S1] Parish Register Burials pg 154


Amelia Sylvia Ward (1879-1879) Pop-up Pedigree

Amelia Sylvia Ward was born on 18 Jan 1879 in Warwick Twp.1

Amelia Sylvia Ward died on 15 Sep 1879 Warwick Twp, at age 0; cause was not given on death registration.2 She was buried on 17 Sep 1879 St. Paul's Cemetery, Wisbeach.3,4

Citations

  1. [S2] Archives of Ontario, ON Vital Stats, RG 80: OVS 012841-1879
  2. [S2] Archives of Ontario, ON Vital Stats, RG 80: OVS - 006836-1879
  3. [S3] St. Paul's Cemetery, stone 76
  4. [S1] Parish Register Burials pg 153


Catherine G. Ward (1872-1874) Pop-up Pedigree

Catherine G. Ward was born in 1872.

She died in 1874. She was buried St. Paul's Cemetery, Wisbeach.1

Citations

  1. [S3] St. Paul's Cemetery, stone 76


David T. Ward (1866-1866) Pop-up Pedigree

David T. Ward was born in 1866 and died in 1866.

He was buried St. Paul's Cemetery, Wisbeach.1

Citations

  1. [S3] St. Paul's Cemetery, stone 76


Leila Anna Emma Ward (1875-1879) Pop-up Pedigree

Leila Anna Emma Ward was born on 6 Jun 1875 in Warwick Twp.1

Leila Anna Emma Ward died on 1 Nov 1879 Warwick Twp, at age 4; cause was not given on death registration.2 She was buried on 2 Nov 1879 St. Paul's Cemetery, Wisbeach.3,4

Leila Anna Emma Ward's obituary ran in the Watford Guide & Alvinston News pg 3, on 7 Nov 1879

WARD In the Township of Warwick, on the 1st inst., Leila E., daughter of William Ward, aged 4 years, 4 months and 25 days.

Citations

  1. [S2] Archives of Ontario, ON Vital Stats, RG 80: OVS - 013331-1878
  2. [S2] Archives of Ontario, ON Vital Stats, RG 80: OVS - 006838-1879
  3. [S3] St. Paul's Cemetery, stone 76
  4. [S1] Parish Register Burials pg 153


William Ward (1838-1914) Pop-up Pedigree

William Ward was born on 26 Nov 1838 in Beckwith Twp, Lanark Co.

William married Sarah Williamson, daughter of David Williamson and Mary Lamb, in Jun 1865 in Warwick Twp.

He appeared on the federal census bt 1881 - 1901 in Warwick Twp. He lived on Lot 21 Con 4 SER, Warwick Twp.

William Ward died on 12 Aug 1914 Warwick Twp, at age 75; cancer.1 He was buried on 14 Aug 1914 St. Paul's Cemetery, Wisbeach, Warwick Twp.2

William Ward's obituary ran in the Watford Guide-Advocate pg 4, 21 Aug 1914

Another well-known resident of this township joined the great majority on Wednesday, August 12th, 1914, in the person of Mr. William Ward, who was called home after nearly a year's illness with cancer at the age of 75 years, 8 months and 6 days. Mr. Ward was a native of the township of Beckwith, Lanark Co., being born there on Nov. 18th, 1838. He came to this part of the country about 62 years ago and spent the remainder of his life in Warwick and Watford. He was married in 1865, by Rev. Mr. Salter, at Warwick Village, to Miss Sarah Williamson, of Warwick, who survives him. Four sons and two daughters are also left to mourn a kind and much respected father, namely, Benjamin, of Edmonton; Wm. H., of Watford; Frank, of Warwick; Russell, who lives on the homestead; Mrs. Albert Routley, Warwick, and Mrs. B. E. Grey, of Lapeer, Mich. The funeral was held from the family residence, lot 21, con. 4, S.E.R., on Friday afternoon to the Wisbeach cemetery, Rev. J. C. Forster, pastor of the Watford Presbyterian church, conducting the service. The pallbearers were three sons, William, Frank and Russel, and three brothers-in-law, William, Charles and Henry Williamson. The funeral was well attended by the neighbors and many old friends. Among those present from a distance were Mrs. N. Taylor, Mrs. H. Smith, Mrs. P. McGregor, Mr. and Mrs. R. Dupee, Mr. and Mrs. H. Lucas and Mr. D. Galley, all of Sarnia; and Mrs. Bert E. Grey, of Lapeer, Mich.

Children of William Ward and Sarah Williamson
David T. Ward b. 1866, d. 1866
Catherine G. Ward b. 1872, d. 1874
Leila Anna Emma Ward b. 6 Jun 1875, d. 1 Nov 1879
Amelia Sylvia Ward b. 18 Jan 1879, d. 15 Sep 1879

Citations

  1. [S2] Archives of Ontario, ON Vital Stats, RG 80: OVS - 017927-1914
  2. [S3] St. Paul's Cemetery, stone 76 aged 75-8-17


Helen Watson (1844-1909) Pop-up Pedigree
Appears on charts:
Descendants of William Howden who were buried in this cemetery.

Helen Watson was born on 14 Feb 1844 in Ontario.

She appeared on the federal census bt 1861 - 1901 in Warwick Twp.

Helen married John Howden, son of William Howden and Jane Balfour, on 16 Jul 1861.

Helen Watson died on 4 Feb 1909 Bosanquet Twp, at age 64; heart failure, pneumonia.1 She was buried on 7 Feb 1909 St. Paul's Cemetery, Wisbeach.2,3

Helen Watson's obituary ran in the Watford Guide-Advocate pg 1 col 5, 12 Feb 1909

The funeral of the late Mrs. John Howden took place from the old homestead, Wisbeach, on Sunday afternoon to the Wisbeach Cemetery and was largely attended. The service was conducted by the Rev. W. M. Shore. Mrs. Howden was highly esteemed in the community where she had resided all her life, her kindness of heart and hospitality endearing her to all who knew her. Mr. Howden predeceased her about three years ago, and a family of eleven children survive. The daughters are Mrs. H. Stoner, Bosanquet; Mrs. W. Willoughby, Ithaca, Mich.; Miss Essa, Seattle; Mrs. D. Hamilton, Watford; Mrs. Dyckman, and Misses Mattie and Lulu, Detroit; the sons are, William, at home; David, Calgary; John, Toronto, and Geo. N., Watford. David Watson, of Wisbeach, is a brother.

Children of Helen Watson and John Howden
William James Howden+ b. 8 Apr 1869, d. 19 Oct 1948
Helena Adeline (Lena) Howden b. 9 Sep 1882, d. 3 Oct 1892
Unknown Howden b. 1883, d. 1883

Citations

  1. [S2] Archives of Ontario, ON Vital Stats, RG 80: OVS - 015793-1909
  2. [S3] St. Paul's Cemetery, stone 39
  3. [S1] Parish Register Burials pg 200


Mabel Grace Waun (1883-1971) Pop-up Pedigree
Relationship=Grandmother of Michael Williams.
Appears on charts:
Descendants of Thomas Cuthbert Williams who were buried in this cemetery.
Mabel Grace Waun

Mabel Grace Waun was born on 17 Aug 1883 in West Williams Twp.1 She was baptized on 7 Nov 1901 Wisbeach, Warwick Twp.

Mabel Grace married Richard Williams, son of Alfred James Williams and Matilda Avis Hipkins, on 26 Sep 1900.2

She appeared on the federal census in 1901 in Warwick Twp.

She was noticed in the Watford Guide-Advocate, 15 Jan 1926

Mrs. R. (Richard) Williams, of Wisbeach, and her two daughters, had a fortunate escape from serious injury on Sunday afternoon, Jan 3rd, when, as they were driving home from church, their horse ran away and threw them all out. One of the young women received a severe shaking up and the other, who was thrown on her head, suffered a scalp wound and minor abrasions. Mrs. Williams was badly shaken up and bruised, having been thrown to the hard ground.

Mabel Grace Waun died on 20 Jun 1971 London, at age 87. She was buried on 22 Jun 1971 St. Paul's Cemetery, Wisbeach.3

Mabel Grace Waun's obituary ran in the Watford Guide-Advocate, 24 Jun 1971

In Victoria Hospital, London, on June 20th, 1971, Mabel Grace Waun, of 80 King Edward St., London, and formerly of RR 8, Watford. Beloved wife of the late Richard Williams, in her 88th year, dear mother of Mrs. Gordon Wilson (Mary), Sarnia, Mrs. John Wilson (Sarah), Port Huron, Mrs. Martha Baker, London, William, Sarnia, Mrs. John MacPherson (Alma), London, Edward, London, Jim, RR 8, Watford, Orville, Komoka, Mrs. Willis Ball (Florence), London, twenty-five grandchildren, fifty-seven great-grandchildren, and twelve great-great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandson predeceased, in April, 1970. Resting at the Harper Funeral Home, Watford, where service will be held on Tuesday, June 22nd, at 2 p.m. Interment in Wisbeach Cemetery.

Children of Mabel Grace Waun and Richard Williams
Mary Elizabeth Williams+ b. 21 Mar 1905, d. 30 Jun 1982
Martha Ellen Williams+ b. 10 Sep 1908, d. 16 Apr 1973
Edward Thomas Williams b. 14 Nov 1914, d. 28 Feb 1992
Leo James Williams+ b. 23 Jun 1916, d. 3 Nov 2003

Citations

  1. [S2] Archives of Ontario, ON Vital Stats, RG 80: 019870-83
  2. [S2] Archives of Ontario, ON Vital Stats, RG 80: OVS - 009221-1900
  3. [S3] St. Paul's Cemetery, stone 80


Florence Mae Westgate (1908-1908) Pop-up Pedigree

Florence Mae Westgate was born on 10 Nov 1908 in Warwick Twp.

Florence Mae Westgate died on 12 Nov 1908 Warwick Twp, at age 0; cause not given on death registration.1

She was buried St. Paul's Cemetery, Wisbeach, Warwick Twp.2

Citations

  1. [S2] Archives of Ontario, ON Vital Stats, RG 80: OVS - 015884-1908
  2. [S3] St. Paul's Cemetery, stone 46


Frederick Westgate (1870-1951)
Frederick Westgate was born on 18 Feb 1870 in Warwick Twp; as recorded in 1901 census.

He appeared on the federal census bt 1871 - 1911 in Warwick Twp.
Fred Westgate

Frederick married Rebecca Elizabeth Reycraft, daughter of John Reycraft and Margaret Chambers, on 3 Apr 1895 in Warwick Twp.1

Frederick Westgate died on 24 Dec 1951 Strathroy, Middlesex Co., at age 81. He was buried on 27 Dec 1951 St. Paul's Cemetery, Wisbeach.2

Frederick Westgate's obituary ran in the Watford Guide-Advocate pg 2 col 6, 4 Jan 1952

FRED WESTGATE In Strathroy General Hospital on December 24, 1951, Frederick Westgate, beloved husband of Rebecca Elizabeth Reycraft, passed away in his 82nd year. He had been in failing health for a number of years.
Besides his wife he is survived by three daughters and three sons, Mrs. Margaret McNaughton, Forest; Frank, of Detroit; George, of Sarnia; Jack, of Detroit; Mrs. Clayton Davidson, [Susie], of Warwick and Mrs. Wilfrid Leach, [Leila], of Watford; also fifteen grandchildren and sixteen Great-grandchildren.
He is also survived by one brother, Thomas Westgate, of Warwick, and six sisters, Mrs. John Acton, [Minnie], London, Mrs. Elizabeth Dowding, Strathroy, Mrs. Ida Matthews, Kerrwood, Mrs. Dora Frazee, Oklahoma, Miss Nora Westgate, Strathroy and Mrs. Leila Heels, Detroit.
Practically all his life was spent in Warwick township, with the exception of a few years in Sarnia.
The funeral was held from the Harper Funeral Home in Watford on December 27th, with interment in Wisbeach Cemetery. The service was conducted by Rev. J. A. Armstrong of Grace church, Warwick.
The pallbearers were six grandsons, Fred and Ivan McNaughton, Roy Westgate, Stewart Westgate, Floyd Davidson and Verne Leach. The flower bearers were also grandsons, Donald and Ray Leach, Cameron Bayne, Irvin Harrison, Louie Labatte and Melvin McLean.

Children of Frederick Westgate and Rebecca Elizabeth Reycraft
Florence Mae Westgate b. 10 Nov 1908, d. 12 Nov 1908
Mabel Irene Westgate b. 22 Jan 1917, d. 22 Mar 1917

Citations

  1. [S3] Archives of Ontario, ON Vital Stats, RG 80: OVS - 006201-1895
  2. [S3] St. Paul's Cemetery, stone 46


Mabel Irene Westgate (1917-1917) Pop-up Pedigree

Mabel Irene Westgate was born on 22 Jan 1917 in Warwick Twp.1 She was baptized on 23 Jan 1917 Warwick Twp.

Mabel Irene Westgate died on 22 Mar 1917 Warwick Twp; cause of death not given2 She was buried on 23 Mar 1917 St. Paul's Cemetery, Wisbeach.3

Mabel Irene Westgate's obituary ran in the Watford Guide-Advocate pg 1, 30 Mar 1917

Mabel Irene, the two months' old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Westgate, second line, passed away on Thursday after a brief illness. Interment took place at Wisbeach cemetery on Friday. The family have the sympathy of many friends and acquaintances.

Watford Guide-Advocate, Friday, pg 1, 30 Mar 1917

DIED In Warwick, on Thursday, March 22nd, 1917, Mabel Irene, infant child of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Westgate, aged 2 months.

Citations

  1. [S4] Warwick Twp, Warwick Twp, births pg 98
  2. [S2] Archives of Ontario, ON Vital Stats, RG 80: OVS - 017729-1917
  3. [S3] St. Paul's Cemetery, stone 46


Mary Wicket (1843-1913) Pop-up Pedigree

Mary Wicket was born on 2 Sep 1843 in Sparta.

Mary married Thomas Southorn.

She appeared on the federal census bt 1861 - 1901; 1861-1891 - Warwick Twp 1901 - Sarnia Twp.

Mary Wicket's obituary ran in the The Sarnia Daily Observer pg 5 col 3, 22 Feb 1913

Mrs. Mary Southern, an old and respected resident of Lambton county, passed away at her daughter's residence, Wyoming. She leaves to mourn her loss, two sons, William, of Sarnia, and Manson, of Dakota, and three daughters, Mrs. Wm. Battle, Sarnia township; Mrs. Chas. Luckins, Wyoming, and Mrs. (Dr.) Wiley, of Michigan. The funeral will take place from the residence of her daughter, Mrs. C. Luckins, Wyoming, on Monday, Feb. 24th, to Watford Cemetery.
Mary Wicket died on 22 Feb 1913 Plympton Twp, at age 69; diabetes. She was buried on 24 Feb 1913 St. Paul's Cemetery, Wisbeach.1

Children of Mary Wicket and Thomas Southorn
Sarah Ann Southorn b. 17 Dec 1862, d. 11 Nov 1887
Charles A. Southorn b. 17 Dec 1864, d. 27 Nov 1888

Citations

  1. [S3] St. Paul's Cemetery, stone 29


Mary Wilkinson

Mary married Thomas Muxlow.

She was buried St. Paul's Cemetery, Wisbeach, Warwick Twp; recorded in plot book.

Child of Mary and Thomas Muxlow
John Thomas Muxlow+ b. 26 Feb 1861, d. 19 Sep 1933


(son) Williams (1922-1922) Pop-up Pedigree

Relationship=1st cousin 1 time removed of Jai Williams.
Relationship=2nd cousin 1 time removed of Michael Williams
.

Appears on charts:
Descendants of Thomas Cuthbert Williams who were buried in this cemetery.

(son) Williams was stillborn on 11 Nov 1922 in Warwick Twp and was buried on 11 Nov 1922 St. Paul's Cemetery, Wisbeach; no stone.1

Citations

  1. [S2] Archives of Ontario, ON Vital Stats, RG 80: OVS 019508-1922


Albert Russell Williams (1925-2004) Pop-up Pedigree

Relationship=2nd cousin 1 time removed of Jai Williams.
Relationship=2nd cousin 1 time removed of Michael Williams
.

Appears on charts:
Descendants of Thomas Cuthbert Williams who were buried in this cemetery.

Albert Russell Williams was born on 22 Apr 1925 in Warwick Twp.

He was noticed in the Watford Guide-Advocate

WILLIAMS - KELLY St. James' Presbyterian church, Forest, was the setting Saturday afternoon, June 4th, at 2:30 o'clock, for the marriage of Eva Ruth, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Kelly, Forest, to Mr. Albert Russell Williams, son of Mr. and Mrs. Russell Williams, Watford. Rev. W.D. Macodrum officiated, with Mrs. W. A. Dunlop at the organ.
A gown of white satin, fashioned with a gathered bodice, with lace insertion in neckline and skirt, and coronet headdress of orange blossoms which extended to a three-quarter length veil was worn by the bride, who carried a bouquet of red roses.
Given in marriage by her father, she was attended by her sister, Mrs. Arnold Williams, as matron of honor, gowned in yellow taffeta moire, carrying a bouquet of yellow roses. The bridesmaid was her other sister, Ella, attired in green taffeta moire and carrying a bouquet of red roses. Mrs. Ernest Minielly sang "Because" during the ceremony. The groomsman was Arnold Williams of Watford, brother of the groom and the ushers were Blake Tidball and William Kelly.
The groom's gift to the bride was a strand of pearls. The wedding dinner was served at the Fraser Hotel. For receiving, the bride's mother chose a navy crepe gown, white accessories and rosebud corsage, and the groom's mother wore an aqua gown, black accessories and rosebud corsage. Guests were present from Watford, Ridgetown, Sarnia and Forest.
Mr. and Mrs. Williams left on their honeymoon to Toronto and Niagara Falls. They will reside in Sarnia.

Watford Guide-Advocate, pg 14, 26 May 1999

50 Years 1949 - 1999 The family of Albert and Eva Williams would like to extend an invitation to family and friends to attend an Open House in honour of their parents' 50th Wedding Anniversary. This celebration will be held on Saturday, June 5, 1999 from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Lion's Hall, 451 Huggard St., Petrolia, (across from the Petrolia Arena). Please No Gifts. If so desired, donations may be given to the "Rotary Children's Place."

Albert Russell Williams died on 19 Sep 2004 Petrolia, at age 79. He was buried on 22 Sep 2004 St. Paul's Cemetery, Wisbeach..1

Albert Russell Williams's obituary ran in the Sarnia Observer, 20 Sep 2004

WILLIAMS Peacefully surrounded by his family in Lambton Meadowview Villa, Petrolia on Sunday, September 19, 2004, ALBERT RUSSELL WILLIAMS of Warwick Twsp. Beloved husband of Eva (Kelly) Williams in his 80th year. Loving father of Joan & George Demers of Warwick Twsp; Ruth & Arnold Syer of Oil Springs; Karen & Julian Dyson of Wyoming, Laurie & Donald Eastman of Warwick Village. Beloved grandfather of Michael & Ang MacDermid, Amanda & Jason Laing, Erin & Kent Horwood, Kami Syer and Kevin Syer, Mitchell Eastman & Megan Eastman. Also survived by great grandchildren Saige, Willow & Isiah Laing, Colten & Ryder MacDermid. Predeceased by his parents Russell & Sarah, 2 brothers Ivan & Arnold, 2 sisters Anna Margaret and Marian. Also predeceased by a son Ronald Albert and a grandson Nicholas Earl Russell Eastman. Resting at the HARPER FUNERAL HOME Watford where visitation will be held Tuesday, September 21, 2004 from 2-4 & 7-9 PM. Funeral service will be held on Wednesday, September 22, 2004 at 2 PM with Rev. Dr. Christine O'Reilly officiating. Interment in Wisbeach Cemetery. Donations to Lambton Meadowview Villa, Petrolia; St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Watford or the charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.

Child of Albert Russell Williams
Ronald Albert Williams b. 2 Sep 1950, d. 22 Jan 1962

Citations

  1. [S3] St. Paul's Cemetery, stone 41


Alfred James Williams (1844-1923) Pop-up Pedigree

Relationship=Great-granduncle of Jai Williams.
Relationship=Great-grandfather of Michael Williams.

Appears on charts:
Descendants of Thomas Cuthbert Williams who were buried in this cemetery.
Alfred Williams

Alfred James Williams was born on 17 Aug 1844 in Warwick Twp. He was baptized on 18 Aug 1845.

He appeared on the federal census bt 1861 - 1911 in Warwick Twp.

Alfred James married Matilda Avis Hipkins, daughter of Richard Hipkins and Mary Ann Guyer, on 19 Jun 1872 in Strathroy, Middlesex Co.

Alfred James Williams died on 20 Jan 1923 Warwick Twp, at age 78; senile debility / hypertension and feeble mindedness.1 He was buried on 22 Jan 1923 St. Paul's Cemetery, Wisbeach.2,3

Watford Guide-Advocate, pg 3, 26 Jan 1923

DIED - In Warwick, on Saturday, Jan. 20, 1923, Alfred James Williams, aged 78 years, 5 months, 3 days.

Alfred James Williams's obituary ran in the Watford Guide-Advocate,

DEATH OF ALFRED J. WILLIAMS An old and respected resident of Wisbeach passed away on Saturday morning, January 20th, in the person of Alfred Williams, in his 79th year. He was born on lot 26, Main road, where he lived continuously until his death.
The funeral took place Monday afternoon to Wisbeach cemetery, the service being conducted in the church by Rev. LP Hagger.
The pallbearers were Thos. Chambers, John Chambers, William Holmes, John Watson, William Watson and William Waun.
Mr. Williams is survived by one son, Richard, living at home and one daughter, Mrs. William Topping of Arkona, also nine grandchildren and one great-grandchild. He is also survived by four brothers, namely, Henry, John, Charles and Joseph.
Those who attended the funeral from a distance were Mr. and Mrs. Henry Williams and son Thomas, of Harbor Beach, Mich., Mrs. John Fraleigh of Jeddo, Mich., and Mrs. James Smith of London, Ont. His brother Joseph was unable to attend on account of illness.
His wife predeceased him nine years ago.

Children of Alfred James Williams and Matilda Avis Hipkins

Thomas Cuthbert Williams b. 27 Mar 1873, d. 30 Nov 1874
Richard Williams+ b. 20 May 1875, d. 8 Feb 1950
Mary Elizabeth Williams b. 5 Apr 1878, d. 26 May 1936

Citations

  1. [S2] Archives of Ontario, ON Vital Stats, RG 80: OVS 019507-1923
  2. [S3] St. Paul's Cemetery, stone 73
  3. [S1] Parish Register Burials pg 206


Anna Margaret Williams (1916-1917) Pop-up Pedigree

Relationship=2nd cousin 1 time removed of Jai Williams.
Relationship=2nd cousin 1 time removed of Michael Williams
.

Appears on charts:
Descendants of Thomas Cuthbert Williams who were buried in this cemetery.

Anna Margaret Williams was born on 11 Oct 1916 in Warwick Twp.1

She lived in 1917 on Lot 15 Con 1 SER.

Anna Margaret Williams died on 28 Jan 1917 Warwick Twp, at age 0.2 She was buried St. Paul's Cemetery, Wisbeach.3,4

Anna Margaret Williams's obituary ran in the Watford Guide-Advocate pg 1, 2 Feb 1917

DIED In Warwick, on Sunday, Jan. 28th, 1917, Anna Margaret, infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Russell Williams, aged 3 months and 17 days.

Watford Guide-Advocate, Friday, pg 4, 2 Feb 1917

Anna Margaret, the 3 months old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Russel Williams, Main road, passed away on Sunday after a few hours illness. The funeral was held to Wisbeach Cemetery, Rev. W. M. Shore, officiating.

Citations

  1. [S4] Warwick Twp, Warwick Twp, births pg 96
  2. [S2] Archives of Ontario, ON Vital Stats, RG 80: OVS - 017725-1917
  3. [S3] St. Paul's Cemetery, stone 41 aged 0-3-17
  4. [S1] Parish Register Burials pg 202 illegible


Arthur Septimus Williams (1852-1882) Pop-up Pedigree

Relationship=Great-granduncle of Jai Williams.
Relationship=Great-granduncle of Michael Williams.

Appears on chart

Descendants of Thomas Cuthbert Williams who were buried in this cemetery.

Arthur Septimus Williams was born on 11 Nov 1852 in Warwick Twp.

He appeared on the federal census bt 1861 - 1881 in Warwick Twp. Arthur Williams

Arthur married Emma Ann Smith, daughter of David Smith and Belinda Cole, on 3 Apr 1878, St. Ann’s, Adelaide.

The Age-Dispatch, Strathroy, pg 8, 12 Apr 1878

Williams - Smith In St. Ann’s Church, Adelaide Village on Wednesday, April 3rd, 1878, by the Rev. J. Kennedy, M.A., Rector, Mr. Arthur Williams, of Wisbeach, to Miss Emma Anne, daughter of David Smith, Esq., all of Warwick.

He witnessed the marriage of Charles Richard Williams and Anna Marie Crocker in 1877.1

Arthur Septimus Williams died on 2 May 1882 Warwick Twp, at age 29; liver complaint.2 He was buried on 5 May 1882 St. Paul's Cemetery, Wisbeach; no stone.3

Arthur Septimus Williams's obituary ran in the Watford Guide-Advocate pg 5, on 12 May 1882

DIED Mr. Arthur Williams, of Warwick, who has been seriously ill for a length of time, died on Wednesday of last week, and was interred in the Wisbeach (English) burying ground, on the Friday following. Mr. Williams leaves a wife and two children, the youngest only two months old.

Citations

  1. [S2] Archives of Ontario, ON Vital Stats, RG 80: OVS 006821-1877
  2. [S2] Archives of Ontario, ON Vital Stats, RG 80: OVS - 008555-1882
  3. [S1] Parish Register Burials pg 155

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